Ah, flip flops. So breezy, so cool. So ... dangerous?
“Sadly, yes,” says RVNA’s Gigi Weiss, MSPT, director of Rehabilitation Services. “Their appealing characteristics — lightweight, minimally structured, easy to slip in and out of — often lead to debilitating conditions, including back pain, knee pain, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis,” she explains.